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epulae ārum, f

viands, sumptuous food, dishes, meats: mensae epulis exstruebantur: vino et epulis onerati, S.: exempta fames epulis, V.: vestis, Blattarum epulae, H.: Viscera (voltur) rimatur epulis, ransacks for food, V.—Fig., food, support: bonarum cogitationum.—A feast, banquet, entertainment, feasts, dinners: (carmina) in epulis cantitata: neque modus est epularum: regum, H.: amplissimae, Cs. — Esp., of religious festivals: sepulcrum epulis celebrare: Voveram dulcīs epulas Libero, H.

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